April 9, 2012

Burma’s minister of health to speak at Public Health today

The minister of health of Burma will give a special lecture at 12:15 p.m. on Monday, April 9, in Sommer Hall, Room E2014, of the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Pe Thet Khin, who is visiting Johns Hopkins at the invitation of President Ronald J. Daniels, plans to discuss current health issues facing Burma and how they are being tackled with cooperation from U.N. agencies, and international and local NGOs.

The lecture is part of a weeklong visit focused on how Johns Hopkins can assist Burma in addressing its development goals, particularly in relation to the health of its citizens.

A webcast of the talk can be viewed at www.jhsph.edu/khin.